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Record 9868

Reading Experience:

'Brought back [from the subscription? library] the Gents Mag for Feby 4 March. They have not yet done with the controversy with respect to the commencement of the century. There is both letters and epigrams upon it in this no.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 23 Apr 1800
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Portobello, Sheffield
county: Yorkshire
location in dwelling: Home (he lives with Joseph Evans, his guardian and Presbyterian minister)
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Joseph Hunter
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 6 Feb 1783
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Apprentice in a Sheffield Warehouse: son of a Sheffield manufacturer
Religion: Presbyterian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: The Gentleman's Magazine
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)
library -unsure type


Source Information:

Record ID: 9868  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Joseph Hunter
  Title: Journal, 1800
  Location: British Library
  Call no: ADD 24, 880
  Page/folio: 3

Citation: Joseph Hunter, Journal, 1800 British Library, p. ADD 24, 880, p. 3,, accessed: 25 February 2020

Additional comments:



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